Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have
Sep28

Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have

We all want the best for our children, and sending them off to university is a rewarding time for both parents and children. But it can also be a challenging time. There are so many new things to adjust to at university, and between classes and adjusting to an independent life, it can be a challenge to figure out what to do with your alone time as you get used to not being at home and how to get by. By Peter OToole Shutterstock Here...

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How to help kids deal with back to school stress
Sep03

How to help kids deal with back to school stress

Today’s guest post is by blogger and parenting author Becky Goddard-Hill. Becky blogs at Emotionally Healthy Kids and has published 3 books with Harper Collins on emotional wellbeing for kids. Becky is a member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, holds a masters in Social Work and a postgraduate diploma in Psychotherapy. Her brand new book Create Your Own Calm is published September 17th. By iordani Shutterstock...

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How to Look Your Best for a Pictorial
Aug26

How to Look Your Best for a Pictorial

Many of us look at a photograph of a model and admire the flawless beauty captured on camera. We wonder how it’s done and how someone can look so perfect. We may even have friends who look better in pictures than they do in person. If you imagine that you are not photogenic, think again. Everyone has that perfect angle, the one we should favour when we have our pictures taken. If you want to look your best for a pictorial, you can...

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Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.
Aug13

Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review – ye gods, you MUST read.

Quite by accident I was flicking through my Netgalley offerings a few weeks ago, and selected a random handful of YA coming of age titles I’d not heard of. Jennifer Niven’s BREATHLESS review is here because of that happenstance.I’m not sure I can convey how much I love this book. Except to say that I never wanted it to end. And I love that it didn’t.Remember Judy Blume’s Forever? How, for an entire...

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Teen Backpacks cool for School Sept 2020 – Our Top Ten
Aug12

Teen Backpacks cool for School Sept 2020 – Our Top Ten

School’s out for summer! Well that’s how the song goes, however in reality this year school has been out for way longer than that! But finally it seems the light may be at the end of the tunnel and our children will hopefully be heading back into the classroom this September. But as usual when kids go back to school they have got to have all the right gear, and we are not just talking uniform and calculators here. Oh no....

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5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom
Jul16

5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom

Redecorating your teen’s bedroom slowly becomes a priority as they move from 12 to 14. We know – we’ve just re-done our 15yr old’s. It wasn’t that long ago that he was thrilled at a floor-to-ceiling Marvel Avengers mural. Now? Not so much.And you know how it is – while you’re decorating, you always have an eye to the fact that they’re going to change tastes again pretty quickly in the...

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